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2007 Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Trades and Transactions

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66-96, Finished 5th in AL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Joe Maddon (66-96)
GM: Andrew Friedman, Scouting Dir: R.J. Harrison
Scored 782 runs, Allowed 944 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 67-95

Ballparks: Tropicana Field & Ballpark at Disney's Wide World of Sports · Attendance: 1,387,603 (14th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 98, Pitching - 100 · one-year: Batting - 93, Pitching - 95

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2006 / 2008 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 11, 2006

Luis Ordaz granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2006

Brent Butler granted Free Agency.

Jason Childers granted Free Agency.

Michael Coleman granted Free Agency.

Scott Dunn granted Free Agency.

Jean Machi granted Free Agency.

Darnell McDonald granted Free Agency.

Alberto Reyes granted Free Agency.

Luis Rivas granted Free Agency.

October 16, 2006

Released Kevin Witt.

October 30, 2006

Kevin Cash granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2006

Travis Harper granted Free Agency.

Damon Hollins granted Free Agency.

Brian Meadows granted Free Agency.

Tomas Perez granted Free Agency.

November 9, 2006

Released Tyler Walker.

November 10, 2006

Signed Jorge Velandia as a free agent.

December 1, 2006

Signed Steve Andrade as a free agent.

Signed Hee-Seop Choi as a free agent.

Signed Dustan Mohr as a free agent.

December 7, 2006

Josh Hamilton drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

December 15, 2006

Purchased Akinori Iwamura from Yakult Swallows (Japan Central).

December 21, 2006

Signed Gary Glover as a free agent.

January 2, 2007

Purchased Brendan Harris from the Cincinnati Reds.

January 3, 2007

Signed Yamid Haad as a free agent.

January 9, 2007

Signed Brent Butler as a free agent.

Signed Jason Grabowski as a free agent.

Signed Chris Richard as a free agent.

January 12, 2007

Signed Raul Casanova as a free agent.

January 22, 2007

Signed Scott Dohmann as a free agent.

January 29, 2007

Signed Carlos Pena as a free agent.

February 5, 2007

Signed Alberto Reyes as a free agent.

February 13, 2007

Traded Andrew Lopez (minors) and Greg Reinhard (minors) to the Chicago Cubs. Received Jae Kuk Ryu.

February 16, 2007

Marcos Carvajal selected by the New York Mets off waivers.

February 26, 2007

Signed Wilking Rodriguez as an amateur free agent.

March 20, 2007

Signed Alex Colome as an amateur free agent.

March 29, 2007

Released Dan Miceli.

April 1, 2007 (Standings)

Released Yamid Haad.

April 23, 2007 (Standings)

Released Jason Grabowski.

May 10, 2007 (Standings)

Selected Josh Wilson off waivers from the Washington Nationals.

June 7, 2007 (Standings)

Drafted David Price in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed August 15, 2007.

Drafted Matt Moore in the 8th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed July 6, 2007.

Drafted Stephen Vogt in the 12th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2007.

Drafted Joey Terdoslavich in the 35th round of the 2007 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 9, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Michel Hernandez as a free agent.

June 12, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Jay Witasick as a free agent.

June 13, 2007 (Standings)

Chris Seddon selected by the Florida Marlins off waivers.

June 14, 2007 (Standings)

Ruddy Lugo selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

July 24, 2007 (Standings)

Dustan Mohr granted Free Agency.

July 28, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Shaun Cumberland (minors), Jorge Cantu and cash to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Calvin Medlock (minors) and Brian Shackelford.

Traded Seth McClung to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Grant Balfour.

Traded Ty Wigginton and cash to the Houston Astros. Received Dan Wheeler.

August 9, 2007 (Standings)

Released Casey Fossum.

August 13, 2007 (Standings)

Selected Fernando Cabrera off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.

August 18, 2007 (Standings)

Fernando Cabrera granted Free Agency.

September 21, 2007 (Standings)

Wes Bankston selected by the Kansas City Royals off waivers.

October 1, 2007 (Standings)

Tim Corcoran granted Free Agency.

October 3, 2007 (Standings)

Jae Weong Seo granted Free Agency.

October 25, 2007

Released Jay Witasick.

Selected Chris Snelling off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.

October 29, 2007

Steve Andrade granted Free Agency.

Brent Butler granted Free Agency.

Michel Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Chris Richard granted Free Agency.

Brian Shackelford granted Free Agency.

Doug Waechter granted Free Agency.

Selected Kurt Birkins off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

October 30, 2007

Raul Casanova granted Free Agency.

Josh Paul granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2007

Shawn Camp granted Free Agency.

Jorge Velandia granted Free Agency.

November 14, 2007

Greg Norton granted Free Agency.

November 16, 2007

Signed Hector Gimenez as a free agent.

Signed Chris Richard as a free agent.

November 20, 2007

Sold Chris Snelling to the Philadelphia Phillies.

November 28, 2007

Signed Andy Cannizaro as a free agent.

Sold Brian Stokes to the New York Mets.

Traded Brendan Harris, Jason Pridie and Delmon Young to the Minnesota Twins. Received Eddie Morlan (minors), Jason Bartlett and Matt Garza.

November 29, 2007

Signed Troy Percival as a free agent.

December 1, 2007

Jon Switzer granted Free Agency.

December 3, 2007

Traded Elijah Dukes to the Washington Nationals. Received Glenn Gibson (minors).

Josh Wilson selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates off waivers.

December 6, 2007

Evan Meek drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2007 rule 5 draft.

December 17, 2007

Signed Cliff Floyd as a free agent.

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